Health and Social Care for the Elderly in Custody - Masterclass
This one-day masterclass is for all staff employed within the healthcare setting of custodial establishments, with special reference to nursing staff.
Delegates can expect to identify and discuss the dynamics of the Elderly in custodial settings, and ensure they receive care which is at least commiserate with healthcare provision in the community. Delegates will also learn about the detection, care planning and support of inmates with a diagnosis of dementia.
Structure and content
- Introduction and the Elderly in Custody - A Conflict of Morals?
- Elderly care in Custody and the “Buddying” System
- The Alzheimers Society Prison Project - role of healthcare teams in detecting and supporting prisoners with dementia
- The Health and Social Care needs and Care Plans of prisoners with Dementia
- Medication and the Elderly in Custody
All sessions incorporate a Question Forum (15 minutes)
- To identify and discuss the dynamics of the elderly in custodial settings.
- To ensure that the elderly in custodial settings receive care which is at least commiserate with healthcare provision in the community.
- To assist in the detection, care planning and support of inmates with a diagnosis of dementia.
Who the course is for
This one-day masterclass is designed for all staff employed within the healthcare setting of custodial establishments, with special reference to nursing staff.
Recommended prior knowledge
It is essential that delegates have practical experience of working in custodial settings.
Key learning outcomes
By the end of the masterclass, participants will be able to:
- Discuss the demographics and epidemiology of the elderly population in custody
- Reflect on and incorporate the evidence base of research into their care of the Elderly
- Participate in a collaborative manor to the education and practice of Elderly Care in a custodial setting
Colleagues involved in the delivery of this masterclass include;
Bob Oliver, Senior Lecturer at De Montfort University (DMU)
Natasha Sindano, Project Supporting Officer (Prison Project), Alzheimers Society
Professor Jenny Shaw, Manchester University
Liz Ropschitz MBE ¦ Health and Wellbeing - Resettlement and care for older ex-offenders and Prisoners (RECOOP).
Coryn Price, Forensic Primary Care Nurse (formerly Clinical Services Manager, IDTS, HMP Littlehey)
This one-day masterclass will be delivered at The Venue@DMU in Leicester.
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